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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 19, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IjiETriBRiPGErPAII^Y HBRALP Wednesday, February, 19, 1913 . 1 SOFFHSWU fff/^QRATH QAVE CONQUCRORS ^^^^'f^ THEIR FIRST V&tHECK-WON BY TWO �'r:, (8p80!�l to Th� H�r�id4-' vi(0a�ratl�, Alfa.^ Feb. isi-One, of sjiort occurred ia^ night, ['^^tSpi UiKO^^^ Stirling bas-k^aU ohamplonfi, were giv�n the i^ok KTueUlng battle of tbe present L lifetton, by the Magrath five, whiob fhoX^ tl)e posl!tlo& i& tho South- ern Alberta league. The game stood [j2^|4. One basket 'would hav� tied therticore. Tiid ball was In Magrath's itf)^tory,�nd llercer was In the act ol;|ihOoUng iHa cage wheii: the whistle ileV' ^'wUI so down aa the greatest tball game tbia eeason. j;^i^u^ Stirling lade wore almost i^^pt off ibdlr feet wHh amaaement .tii�.flrat half for ther nwer dreamed ;o|i4�nysQali:; reception. Bo^ teams ' >ed brlUiant basketball, but the �wt&tt^lona had- nothing on the locals. '^W'^'*^ ^ rough at times, but dirty, and the immenaa throng lajaMendABoe shook the bnilding in i^lkadlng the noagnifiQent work of rll^cal rBgwMl. WooU Biiprl^ the '"^'Wtth.hlfJiBBt playing, teaaaVlinad up as toUows: ^ ' T 'Ussen and Meroer, i * O *   ? ? IS PEOPLE'S SHIELD IN PAWN FOR ?40O7 President Barter Says Calgary Man Holds the Trophy for That Sum Montreal, Feb.'18-tPresldent Barter, of the Dominion Football AssociatjoQ, said at a meeting that he had an announcement which, will be heard with interesit all oyer Canada that the People's shield which has stood as the alleged Canadian championship tropby for several years, is now in pawn in the city of Calgary, for a sum of $400i:., ; . Y,M.C.A. CIRCUS WILL BE BIGGER AND BEHER REDS -"SOLD OUT" FOR OPENING Twislve Thousand Reserved Seats DIs-iibsed Of for Game Between " "�Pittsburg and Cincinnati Clubs ,^york ,�lattaaer Ranlea Expert's utiM Vrtrf to �han�en -Play-'^a* TMth fop Tixas'Um-�plres V, Tor]^>X'�b. 18.'�*^8oager Mo- od.tonlptht''that la* would take a ivoa: th& Ream's rwrs^kthla/win 1^ 41e?f^ -.^fiiajor: leagiia team has taken :,el man 4c oare for thc pteyera* .-aw wsfantea the auggeisUon of jii^t the demotion of 4)lied?(ntiBt :Jt*e;*).:fflarpen the playero' teeti rhoyHOOold'; bite the SOutheni lea, ^ ?�TiP*M8.:.anjd � get in practloe for TajTSMsoo. ffl^^Jltns i�9-*?cQraw. tie stoniaoh Wj^xT^t^ljioli many: yotuiff playi i^^|h�M:On:;th�;�j�rial^ itiv, |�giteM|i,6)to;ip6fflf.teet^ be yntoAVu[�riJarm�ati.-n measures iuiy;pijifi^;;ei^^ �. -Cincinnati, O;, Feb. 19.-All ot perfect I ^wmoioki ana, for' age and �'�UKingQi Is'value (AM MmnoTtp* >,wWBkey-r-i8 I'he third tumual faroe^bbmedy circus of the Lethbridigei .r.M.G Jl. Is billed for the 14tli. of next month. This annual feast of fun has become a fixture in the ininds of the people of the city and is looked' forward to with considerable anticipation; Ijast year a number were turned'away owing to dearth of seating capacity and even standing rooni was ' at a premium. To avoid a repeUti'onot this the "Y" officials have decided to hold the circus this year in, the Majestic theatre where the crowds that will turn out will be amply acconimodated. New stants' and highly/'attractive features will be-on the, program and the circuses that have gone b.efore will be. put completely,infi:^e shade. Thci_ New York Boxing Cojnmisston-In future will not allow box^s to use.; tape wound around their btwds. The action of the commission was', brought about by the abuse, rather than the use of tape. There fl|!ad been several complaints made r^ardlng 'the manner"? ih'�which severaV youthful aspirants to flstlo fame tied u)^, their mitts before engaging in Blugfe8tB._ The clteax'came When Frank Emo,' the-former lightweight chaiapion, refused to allow a lad whom h� -was esquiring  to flght unless an opponent removed an odd yard or two of tire (ape that tiadv:|)een wound around his flsts, and^ battened together until the o-Twit.was mu-and Frank accordingly laid the case before ithe'oommls�tFeb. *19.-The Duke of fiofiMMie^, whtf has been active in t^e A>lyinnic, games association, has thrcHfa. (himself enthusiastically hito tb�^^ork' of .organizing. i^9're:�tra'fOTir men in England who la appeawnce Jook the part of leader b!�tterthaa*h6 Duke of Somerset He was nioknamed Anak in the members. The stand'was taken that the people of vthis. state are in favor of Sunday-baseball. - Unjust Susp^^lort Literary acqualntarioor^orus, when you write a love story yguincorporatte your own expeTienoiea5aj."it,:don't you? Borus (strugglingfau!thor)-^Naggua, I've written thirty-aevdn; Jqyb stories, and no two of �tih'em are-alike. What do you think I am! A'Mormon? J>. � ' - ' ' .....--- Speotajtors of the second battle between Fitzsim'mons and Jim. Jeffries, which took place in Frisco in 1902,' were surprised at the awful manner in which,. Jeff's coantenancet was cut up during: that "eventful encounter.; Jeffries won in the eighth round by a knockout, but never in the history of gloye^dom* did^a*|iqtorious, .champion'riflia i3)ce^iji's^roomiin;such a parlous condition. His under lip was cut through to the teeth, each cheek gaped open ito the bone, and the left eyebro-w. htng dOTjfn like the wing of a siok crow. Four minutes after Jim was declared 'winner he was so blind that the late BiUy,^elaney had to/lead him out of the Hngi Afterwards'^it came to light that Fitz had utilized the McCoy plaster schema to such ad vantage that every punch he landed was warranted to jtear neat little sections of flesh from his human target F!tz Broke Knuclof yoiu-, corresio^denb of.:i,''the recent MagralfilNew'Dayton game. It - the sentinienta of )t]iiis!:ifeentleman ai-e-the sentiments^ of the New 'Dayton team they, ^r^the pooresb bunch of-sports in thls'proviii.ce. It is i)lalnly evident that'the article 'vfiis,prompted by hatred and malioo; Our TepOrt, which is questioned by friend "MoI/ennan,"h'aB only a small article, but really it was" long lenough to tfill the story, tt was a poor exhibition of l^asketball to say the least and,' as newspaper^ are not fond of featvring such games, the story was cut short They chose the reltoree, a Raymond man, -and now 'the'yi brand their own choicie: as being; biased in his decisions. ^Sbiap 'Ipgip .isn't It? Even Foley, th'evprrize fighter, must be defendfidi ThlB~ man displaj'ed no trace of science, ami evidently relied on his strength'to-cJirry him through. Manager Bennlo;i>,put'In a protest after'the first halt and not In the actual game as inferred by Mr. McLennan. Mr. Beipnion- protested not alone because of Foley's playing, but because of his manner of talking. ByKthis uncalled-for attack New Daytonhas started.^gomething which may. prove disaatrous. to them. Foley is a pT0ftesiona]l athlete and had no right- to engage'in that game. This was not known by �thc]i)oal team un til aftep the game.-JTbey were dragged, into this m�g'' un'wittingly, but Foley and'his :Sa,t�ellitie3 have no excuse..' �. �. , .'� Magrath 'hopes this deplorable affair is �ndod,-but if: our friends persist-in their petty-squabbling thera is at least one way, to bring the New Dayton club to the;cold argument of facts before competent Judges. 'F. C. STEELE, Herald Correspondent Elevator Price* No. -ii.Northern. ... No. 2. Nprthern ... No. a. Northern .. No. .4..........:.. No. 5............. No. 1 Alberta Red No. 2. Alberta .Red Mo. 3. Alberta Red....... No. 4. Alberta Red . .. .. 54 No, 5. Alberta Red ............... 50 kETHBRIDGB MARKETS ..67 64 60 54 50 66 63 59 ' Willio Ri'tobte; -Ai-^Wolgast's suc-cessbr, is a, fiend for. Ice cream. The champion must-have it five times a day. WARNED NOT TO OPEN UP'ANY GOLF BAULS New York, Feb, 19.-"Don't open golf balls to see what's inside. So many disgruntled, players have given vent-to their:wrath-over a poor stroke, or satisfied-their curiosity by smashing, golf ;b�lll8 opon, with disastrous results, that tbe United States Golf Association is preparing an official warning to club members throughout the country agaliiBt suol) a practice. , � .iv-, :,:.�,;:.;�'.^l;.-; -Several Instances have been reoorded;in the last-yeaf where cutting open abaU, or squeezing It In a vise has oaused It to burst open and the liqiiid contents have'blinded several persons^ AoldSJ.'^nd other sight-Ldestroylng compounds are used in the manufacture ofso'rqe'golf balls. WEDNESDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Feb. 19.--The Grain markets today were:  Wheat; Open Close May ..,v T.i.-..v.�.i 88 88^' July .... :..,, 89^ 89^ Oats: May ,..,.., 86' 36 July ,.1. ..>.., S6'i;4 36%. Flax: May ... 118% 118% July 119% 119% CASH PRICES ^ Wheat:, Close No. 1. Northern 84% No.,2. Northern 81%, No. 3. Northern ................ ,78% No. 4...........................' 74'- No. 5.......................... 68%' No. 6. ,.,. ... :, ....... .., 63 Feed ..i..........., 53 Winter Wheat: No, 1. ............ 85%' " No. 2. 83 " No. 3..................... 79% " No. 4..................u... 75 Oata: No. 2. C. W. ..(........33 " No. 3. C. W.^..,.......... 30% " Extra No. 1 Feed......, 32 Bariey: No. 3................... 47% " No. 4. ......45% " Feed................... 39 " Rejected ..... ... ...... 40 No. 1. N.'W. C. �,,.....,. 114% .AMERICAN MARKETS Minneapolis Wheat: Open Cloce May ..j i,,,.. f... 87%, 87% July......, ... ......., ,89% 89% September ... ,......... 80 89.34 Chicago May ... ... 92% 92% July. ... ....:..� ,..,..... 91% 91% September 90% 90% CHICAGO WHEAT N)ARKET Chicago, 111., Feb, 19i-Wheat turnedy"' upward today after a hesitating-s'tart Absencc of rain in the winter crop belt encouraged the bulls. The southwest particularly was sceptical regarding promised moisture Opening prices were unchanged to % higher. May at the outset was 92% to 92%@%, the same,as last night to , a shade up. A decline to 92% follow-led, but the market then advanced to.^ Flax: GL4,SG0W CATTLE .MARKET Glasgow, 'Feb, 19,-Watson & Batch-elor, cattle importers, of tWs city, report modierate supplies and a brisk,; demand for au'claases of cattle. Quotations: Scotch steers, 15, to 16%, cents; Irish steers, 14 to IB cents. ilied': for .famUy jtBDH's Bgy Co. ,Wine Dept. Thp^vlWrifM^s Colllngv�.oa"curlera Wio defeated^og ,^w/n< firials. Frcim leftito right, (standing)-Brown, Freyer, Nattleton, Wynes, Ver-niin (skip; petortnan, Westcott. Kneeling-Norman Rule, (Jaklp.), , NEWSY LALONDE'S ILLNESS DUE TO /PARTICIPATION /AS AN OFFICIAL IN AMATEUR GAMES 'Montreal. .'Feb, 19.-It Is announced that Newpy Lalonde is quite iir.and It'is surmised that part of his illness is due to his overworking WiiiB If n refereelng some of the Business League hockey matchjs at the Mttorlamd Jubilee rinks. As the retuU, it Is announced-thai; Mr. Qeoit-e Kennedy, manager-director of the Canadian Athletic club,- has announced tBi|t he will fine any player fifty dollars who a9cepts a^ojher e-sagon ent m referee iji any of these leagues, , - , ' 'lit is as -hatd, if not harder than playing a game," Mr. K^ijnpdy is rdnorted to liSy,0-SRid, "and I do not see why I should allow W'men to play theroBetvi^B'out In that manner, and be unfit for the next mal:<|b� ill mm 28 ;